Moving to Paris as a Family

Moving to Paris as a Family

You will shortly be moving to Paris as a family. As expat parents, you are probably looking at international schools in Paris for your children. Notre-Dame International High School welcomes Expat families, International families or French families repatriating from abroad and looking for an English speaking or bilingual school in Paris area. 

Moving to Paris: Why choose Notre-Dame International High School?

While many newcomers look at schools for expatriates in Paris city center, English-speaking expat parents may also consider our English school located outside of Paris, in the Yvelines, in a safe residential area of the West of Paris.

Verneuil-sur-Seine, a welcoming city for expat families

Verneuil-sur-Seine is a welcoming city for families: this small town offers many cultural and sports facilities, a nice and secured environment, as well as natural areas for outdoor activities. Discover the town! Verneuil-sur-Seine and its surrounding areas have so much to offer to your family. 

If you intend to relocate in the West of Paris, Verneuil-sur-Seine should be considered: the town is located about 35km form Paris city center and is well connected bytrain line J (30 minutes train journey to Gare Saint Lazare). 

Relocation in France is facilitated by more reasonable living and housing costs.  Renting rates are 16 EUR/m2 as an average in Verneuil-sur-Seine versus 32 EUR/m2 in Paris city center (source: 

A bilingual and bicultural campus for a smooth integration of your expat children

English-speaking expat parents looking for bilingual schools in Paris may wish their children to be exposed to French culture, French school system and French languageNotre-Dame International High School is an American school program offered in a French High School, Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux. Your child join a multicultural community of about 20 nationalities. 

The language of instruction is English. If your child doesn't speak French yet, he/she will integrate our Beginner level French language classes. We teach French to all our students, from Beginner to Advanced levels. 

A challenging international education

Curricula on offers is the US High School Diploma to suit all students' needs and educational background.

The US High School Diploma is ideal for those coming from an American high school in the USA or abroad and who may apply to US Universities and Colleges.

A Boarding School welcoming students 5 or 7 days a week

Notre-Dame International High School is not only a day school like most of the international schools in France, but also a boarding school. The school welcomes international students in its boarding house 5 or 7 days a week. Expat families looking for a relocation in France but outside of the Paris area may not find a bilingual school or an international English school nearby. They may thus consider their children living at school on weekdays and eventually on weekends if they live far away from Paris.

While you are working on your relocation in Paris or France, please do not hesitate to contact us to visit our school campus. The school is located in the center of Verneuil-sur-Seine, allowing you to discover the benefits of living in this town with your family.

Discover Verneuil-sur-Seine, a welcoming city for expat families